Linux Create CD

  1. Make new directory in /tmp. Use: mkdir /tmp/new-dir-name
  2. Copy your files to this new direcotory
  3. Make the files world readable. Use: chmod -R 0666 /tmp/new-dir-name
  4. Enter:  xhost  +
  5. Enter:  sudo  xcdroast 
  6. A warning message appear asking if you want to continue.  Click on "Yes".
  7. The main window appears with a menu on the left side.
  8. Select: [Create CD] button on master menu.  The Create CD Windows opens.
  9. Select: [Master Tracks] button on left menu.
    1. Set write speed to 8 (or less).
  10. Select: [Master Source] Tab.
    1. Unselect the "Display Directories Only" option box to see file names.
    2. Highlight source files and directories in the "Files/Directories View" window.
    3. Click on the [Add] button to move them to the "Session View" window.
  11. Select: [ISO9660 Options] Tab.
    1. If the CD will be read by Windows only unselect the "Rocky Ridge" option.
    2. If the CD will be read by Linux only leave "Rocky Ridge" selected.
  12. Select: [ISO9660 Header] Tab.
    1. Fill in the Volumn Label for the new CD and any other information needed.
  13. Select: [Create Session / Image] Tab.
    1. Set "File Prefix" to name the image file you will create.
    2. Click on the [Calculate Size] button.
    3. Select: [Master to Image File] button to create the ISO9660 image file.
    4. Wait for "Mastering Successful" message to indicate mastering is completed.
  14. Select: [Write Tracks] button on the left menu.
  15. Select: [Tracks Layout] Tab.
    1. Highlight your image fine in the "Image - Infomation' window.
    2. Click on the [Add] button to move the image to the "Tracks to Write" window.
    3. Click on [Accept Tracks Layout] button when done.
  16. Select: [Write Tracks] Tab.  (Writing Phase).
    1. UnSelect: "Simulate Write" option box.
    2. Select: "Eject After Write" option box.
    3. Select: [Write Tracks] button at bottom.
    4. Wait for "Tracks Successfully Written" message to indicate writing is completed
  17. Remove the directory you made in /tmp. Use: rm -Rf /tmp/new-dir-name

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